Michael Hersch’s latest piece, “I hope we get a chance to visit soon,” includes settings of emails he exchanged with a friend dying of the disease.
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In “All for Nothing,” the German writer Walter Kempowski confronts a long-simmering trauma: the plight of the country’s civilian refugees during World War II.
A documentary film captures Dane Johansen’s project to hike the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain while recording Bach’s suites for solo cello.
The 30-year-old vocalist is making her mark in the blurry terrain between classical and pop styles. She comes to New York for a performance on April 29.
Two productions in Italy made our critic wonder about the fate of the story of a perfect instrumentalist in a world where music is omnipresent.
Aristocrats played it; Stalin feared it. Now the eerie, droning hurdy-gurdy is having an unlikely renaissance with masters like Matthias Loibner.
The Continent’s premier concert halls pick a small class to go on tour. But the venerable institutions may benefit as much as the up-and-comers.
The Oscar-winning actor concentrates on subtle acting in his new production of “Falstaff” at Opera Vlaanderen in Belgium.
The opera company has reflected changing political weather in Germany for 275 years. Now it is shaped by its conductor, Daniel Barenboim.
Janine Jansen, a star in Europe, claims one of New York’s musical prizes this season: a Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall that begins on Dec. 7.